Sonicbids Getting Artists Money With SoundExchange
Dec28

Sonicbids Getting Artists Money With SoundExchange

Whoa, is this legit? Yesiree. SoundExchange is a non-profit performance rights organization that collects statutory royalties from satellite radio (such as SIRIUS XM), internet radio (Pandora, Yahoo, Live 365.com and AOL) and digital cable and satellite TV services like Comcast’s “Music Choice” and DirecTV. The Copyright Royalty Board, which is appointed by The U.S. Library of Congress, has entrusted SoundExchange as the sole entity...

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Godin Guitars NAMM Preview 2010
Dec24

Godin Guitars NAMM Preview 2010

Richmond Dorchester and Belmont: The newest brand in the Godin Guitar family, the award winning Richmond line are retro inspired instruments with serious tone, for players looking for a vintage vibe backed by meticulous craftsmanship, innovation and modern playability. Winter NAMM will see the addition of the Bigsby tremolo bridge on the Richmond Dorchester in a new Vintage Cream finish with black pickguard and binding, as well as the...

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iTunes Killer Songbird?
Dec23

iTunes Killer Songbird?

The biggest features in this release are definitely CD ripping and mass storage syncing (both available as add-ons for 1.4.2 by the Songbird team). The CD ripping tool can look up metadata information on Gracenote (or other services if you prefer, via other add-ons) and can rip songs as FLAC, OGG, or, if you’re using Windows, as WMA as well. In addition, Songbird can now sync to more than just iPods—you can now sync any MSC...

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TunesBag StoreYour Music in the Cloud
Dec23

TunesBag StoreYour Music in the Cloud

TunesBag is a music collection service. You upload your music and can then access it from anywhere. TunesBag has multiple ways for you to upload and access your music: through your web browser, through an Adobe Air-powered desktop app, a Facebook app, and an iPhone app.   http://www.tunesbag.com/  from LifeHacker ...

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NEW AT NAMM! TRANSAUDIO INTRODUCES TRUE SYSTEMS PT2-500
Dec23

NEW AT NAMM! TRANSAUDIO INTRODUCES TRUE SYSTEMS PT2-500

  The PT2-500 features up to 70 dB of high-headroom, low-noise microphone gain. An exceptionally high-quality direct input (DI) calms edgy piezos and provides a THRU jack for amping or effects. Switchable phantom power, 80 Hz high pass filter, and polarity reverse give the unit appropriate flexibility, even in its tiny, 500 Series space. Like all TRUE Systems preamps, the PT2-500 boasts a frequency response that reads like a...

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